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::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: malodorous - foul-smelling
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion